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Join Date: Oct 2002
156 a bit rough and running warm
OK guys, these things may be unconnected but.....
My 156 2.0TS seems to be running a bit rough. I have noticed that she is a bit more 'growly' and not as smooth as she once was. I am also getting a slight hesitation occasionally after changing gear - nothing much but it didn't used to do that. I had not really thought too much of it until I put Sainsburys standard unleaded in last weekend - the problem seems worse now (normaly used Tesco super unleaded). I presume the MAF is the first place to look.......?
Also she seems to be running a little bit warm. Normal running is between 80 and 90, but recently it's going well over 90 and up towards 100 after a run. I have checked and the fan runs normally when the aircon is on and the second stage cuts in around 95 - 100.
The car has done 84000 miles, last serviced in January when the cambelts etc were done. I was advised that the rad was starting to look a bit corroded at the bottom - would this cause warm running (especially in the warm weather we are finally getting)?
Thanks in advance for your advice!